RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 62118185 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=239661 T1 Ring out freedom! : the voice of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the making of the civil rights movement A1 Sunnemark, Fredrik., PB Indiana University Press PP Bloomington YR 2004 SN 0253110815 9780253110817 9780253216595 0253216591 9780253343765 0253343763 1282071513 9781282071513 AB Martin Luther King, Jr. was more than the civil rights movements most visible figure; he was its voice. Ring Out Freedom burrows deeply into King's rhetoric to consider not only his important influences but also how his words helped form and define the civil rights movement. The author shows how materialistic, idealistic, and religious ways of explaining the world coexisted in King's speeches and writings. He delineates the roles of God, Jesus, the church, and "the beloved community" in King's rhetoric. Examining King's use of allusions, Sunnemark points to a strategy of employing differen.